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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
glory pea lobster claw
New Zealand parrot's bill parrot's beak parrot's bill red kowhai kaka beak
Clianthus puniceus 'Kaka Beak' Clianthus puniceus 'Red Admiral'
Clianthus puniceus 'Red Cardinal'
Clianthus are evergreen, scrambling shrubs with pinnate leaves and spectacular claw-like flowers in spring and summer
C. puniceus is a scandent evergreen shrub to 3m, with dark green pinnate leaves and pendulous clusters of vivid red flowers 7cm in length in early summer
NZ (N Island)
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Ideal for a warm, sunny, sheltered position in mild areas or, grow in a cool greenhouse or conservatory. It thrives in well-drained soil or compost.
Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Pruning group 11 (or pruning group 13 if wall-grown) immediately after flowering; cut back flowered shoots by no more than one third their length
Pests Can get glasshouse red spider mite and mealybugs
Generally disease free
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